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Art and Islamic literacy among the Hausa of northern Nigeria

Salah M. Hassan

Art and Islamic literacy among the Hausa of northern Nigeria

by Salah M. Hassan

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Nigeria,
  • Islam -- Functionaries,
  • Magic, Islamic,
  • Hausa (African people) -- Religion,
  • Hausa (African people) -- Folklore

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSalah M. Hassan.
    SeriesAfrican studies ;, v. 27, African studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 27.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP64.N49 H37 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1721137M
    ISBN 100773495819
    LC Control Number92024451

    -Rise of Islamic fundamentalism and Evangelical Christianity in Nigeria in the last 20 years - religion has replaced ethnic-based cleavages between Northern and Southern Nigeria. -Shari'a laws are enacted in the Northern provinces raising concerns for human rights abuses toward Christian minorities and women.   By E.I Aimiuwu Considerable research has been carried out on traditional music in Nigeria, but mostly on music from the south. Work on the north is limited due to the peculiar nature of the people as shown from the history of the region. One of the most important external influences on Northern Nigerian traditional music came as a result of the contact between Islam and.

    Salah Hassan has been appointed to a five-year term as director of Cornell's Africana Studies and Research Center effective July 1, the Office of the Provost announced May Hassan, chair of the Department of History of Art and associate professor of African and African Diaspora art history and visual culture, has served as the center's acting director for two years, overseeing the. He has authored, edited and co-edited several books, including Darfur and the Crisis of Governance: A Critical Reader (); Diaspora, Memory, Place (); Unpacking Europe (); Authentic/Ex-Centric (); Gendered Visions: The Art of Contemporary Africana Women Artists () and Art and Islamic Literacy among the Hausa of Northern.

    He is author of Art and Islamic Literacy among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria (The Edward Mellen Press, ) and curator of Creative Impulses/Modern Expressions: Four African Artists, an exhibition of contemporary African art held at the Herbert F Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University ()Author: Salah M. Hassan. Hausa or Haussa (both: hou´sə, –sä), black African ethnic group, numbering about 23 million, chiefly in N Nigeria and S Hausa are almost exclusively Muslim and practice agriculture. Their widespread trading activities have contributed to making their language a lingua franca in much of W Africa.


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This study fills a gap in African data by addressing how informational, magical, as well as aesthetic potentials of the written word Pages: Buy The Arts of the Hausa: An Aspect of Islamic Culture in Northern Nigeria (Chicago Visual Library) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersAuthor: Commonwealth Institute.

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Hassan. Art and Islamic Literacy Among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria Hassan, Salah M. pages Using a folkloric perspective, this book is an ethnographic study of the tools, artifacts, and other expressions of the material culture of literacy as it is found in the clerics' diverse activities within the context of the Hausa society.

Salah M. Hassan is the Goldwin Smith Professor of African and African Diaspora Art History and Visual Culture in Africana Studies and Research Center, and Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, and Director of the Institute for Comparative Modernities (ICM), Cornell University.

Hassan is an art historian, art critic and curator. The book The Arts of the Hausa: An Aspect of Islamic Culture in Northern Nigeria, Commonwealth Institute is published by University of Chicago Press.

Other articles where Hausa literature is discussed: African literature: Hausa: The first novels written in Hausa were the result of a competition launched in by the Translation Bureau in northern Nigeria.

One year later the bureau published Muhammadu Bello’s Gandoki, in which its hero, Gandoki, struggles against the British colonial regime. quality of existing Hausa materials Hausa is the home language of the majority of pupils (>90% in Sokoto, and approx. 80 in Bauchi) Little time available for Hausa literacy instruction (officially and in practice) Hausa has a well-established orthography and a history of being written/printed/learned Very low level of reading skills amongFile Size: 3MB.

Islam and Hausa Culture. Islamic doctrine found ready acceptance among the Hausa Sarakuna. because it offered political adva ntages. The religion’s supposed Northern Nigeria toAuthor: Ademola Adeleke. The Hausa-Fulani are an ethnic designation that includes the Hausa and the Fulani, ethnic groups that are spread throughout West Africa with smaller populations in other African regions.

The combined Hausa-Fulani category refers to Hausa and Fulani living in northern Nigeria. The Hausa-Fulani make up 29% of Nigeria’s total population. The chapter on the Qur'anic schools (35–53) is an accurate description of the elementary system of transmission of learning in West Africa, only comparable, in scope and details, to few other studies like the one on Hausaland by Salah M.

Hassan (, Art and Islamic Literacy among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen).Author: Mauro Nobili. L’Art du livre arabe: du manuscrit au livre d’artiste. Paris: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Guest, Grace. Shiraz Painting in the Sixteenth Century.

Washington D. C.: Freer Gallery of Art Smithsonian Institution, Hassan, Salah. Art and Islamic Literacy Among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria.

Queenston, Ontario and Lampeter. Calling the Bori Spirits: Hausa Fiddling in NigeriaSee also: ebrary e-book; or, ACLS e-book [Columbia only!] Hassan, Salah M. Art and Islamic literacy among the Hausa of northern Nigeria. Lewiston, N.Y.: E.

Mellen Press, c ( p.) Hausa folktales from Niger. Translated and edited by Robert S. Glew and Chaibou : Yuusuf Caruso. Dr. Cécile Fromont: “Paper, Ink, Vodun, and the Inquisition” Thursday, November 29 G40 WJB – pm This fall and spring, the Florida State University Department of Art History is hosting three prominent scholars of the arts and visual cultures of Africa and its Diasporas: Dr.

Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie of UC Santa Barbara visited in September, Dr. Hausa (/ ˈ h aʊ s ə /; Harshen/Halshen Hausa) is a Afroasiatic language spoken by the Hausa people, the largest ethnic group in Sub-Saharan Africa, mainly within the territories of southern Niger and northern ically, it has also developed into a lingua franca across much of Western Africa for purposes of trade.

Hausa is a member of the Afroasiatic language family, and is the Ethnicity: Hausa people. He authored, edited and co-edited several books including Diaspora, Memory, Place (); Unpacking Europe (); Authentic/Ex-Centric (); Gendered Visions: The Art of Contemporary Africana Women Artists () and Art and Islamic Literacy among the Hausa of Northern Nigeria ().

The Paperback of the Arts of the Hausa: An Aspect of Islamic Culture in Northern Nigeria by Commonwealth Institute at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 Pages: Salah Hassan is a Goldwin Smith professor and the director of the Africana Studies & Research Center, a professor of African & African Diaspora Art History & Visual Culture at Cornell University's faculty of Art History & Visual Culture.

He also works as a curator and art critic. Prior to joining Cornell University, Hassan taught [ ]. During the 15 th century the Malian Songhay Empire spread into Northern Nigeria’s Hausaland, establishing a dynasty there under Askiyya Muhammad (d.

). The gold trade brought migrants from around Hausaland to flourishing central cities such as Kano, and the Hausa language became an important medium for Islamic literature and scholarship.Jun 4, - Explore josephvihuela's board "Hausa Warriors" on Pinterest.

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